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Research Faculty

Jay Jung Jae LEE

Dr Jay Lee is a registered nurse in both South Korea and New York, USA. He started his early career as a stroke nurse in Samsung Medical Centre, South Korea. He went on to pursue his Masters and PhD in the School of Health and Social Sciences (Nursing Studies) at the University of Edinburgh. With perspective in social science, Dr Lee has conducted many mixed method studies in the research topics of nursing and health education, stroke nursing, and addictive behaviours including alternative tobacco smoking and alcohol drinking. Particularly, he has conducted rigorous qualitative studies using various qualitative methodologies such as grounded theory, phenomenology, interpretive description, and thematic analysis.

Funding Scheme Project Title Approved Amount (HK$)
Seed Fund for Basic Research, HKU Indoor air quality in waterpipe establishments in Hong Kong 149,836
Knowledge Exchange (KE) Funding Exercise YouTube videos for tobacco industry denormalisation in young people 98,174
Knowledge Exchange (KE) Funding Exercise Using YouTube videos for health education on emerging alternative tobacco products in Hong Kong. 75,000
  • Clinical experience
     - Stroke specialist nurse (2009)
     - Stroke ward staff nurse (2005-2008)
  • Teaching
     - Qualitative research methods (undergraduate, master and doctoral courses)
     - Nursing theories and models (undergraduate course)
     - Health promotion (undergraduate course)
  • Nursing education (clinical placement and simulation-based learning).
  • Smoking research (waterpipe smoking, e-cigarette, denormalization of tobacco industry and smoking in North Korea)
  • Stroke research (stroke prevention education)
  • Lee JJ* and Yang SC (In press) Professional socialisation of nursing students in a collectivist culture: a qualitative study. BMC Medical Education.
  • Lee JJ, Yeung K, Clarke C and Yoo JW* (2019) Nursing students’ learning dynamics and perception of simulation-based learning. Clinical Simulation in Nursing 33: pp7–16.
  • Luk TT, Wong SW, Lee JJ, Chan SSC, Lam TH and Wang MP* (2019) Exploring community smokers’ perspectives for developing a chat-based smoking cessation intervention delivered through mobile instant messaging: a qualitative study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 7(1)
  • Lee JJ*, Carson M, Clarke C, Yang SC and Nam SJ (2019) Nursing students’ learning dynamics with clinical information and communication technology: a constructivist grounded theory. Nurse Education Today 73: pp. 41-47
  • Lee JJ*, Clarke C, Carson M, and Yang SC (2018) How do Korean nursing students build knowledge? A constructivist grounded theory study. BMJ Open 8(7)
  • Liao MY, Lee JJ (Equal contribution as the first author), Smith R, and Lin CC* (2018) Knowledge and attitudes toward advance directives in patients with advanced heart failure. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing 20 (6)
  • Shen HS; Chen SY; Cheung DST; Wang SY; Lee JJ; Lin CC* (2018) Differential family experience of palliative sedation therapy in specialised palliative or critical care units. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 55(6): pp. 1531-1539
  • Lee JJ*, Clarke C and Carson M (2018) Nursing students’ learning dynamics and influencing factors in clinical contexts. Nurse Education in Practice 9: pp 103–109
  • Lee JJ, Jeong HC, Kang KH, Kim YJ, Lee MN* (2015) Development of a Simulation Scenario and Evaluation Checklist for patient with Asthma in Emergency Care. Computers, Informatics, Nursing 33(12): pp 546-554
  • Jang HM, Lee JJ, Kim SJ, Lee MJ, Ryoo SY, Yoon CH, Kim GM, Chung CS, Lee KH and Bang OY* (2015) Comparison of enoxaparin and warfarin for secondary prevention of cancer-associated stroke. Journal of Oncology 2015 (Article ID 502089)
  • Lee JJ* and Clarke C (2015) Nursing students’ attitudes towards information communication technology: An exploratory and confirmatory factor analytic approach. Journal of Advanced Nursing 71(5): pp. 1181-1193
  • Kim JP, Kim SJ, Lee JJ, Cha JH, Bang OY, Chung CS, Lee KH and Kim GM* (2015) Diffusion-Perfusion Mismatch in Single Subcortical Infarction: A Predictor for Early Neurological Deterioration and Poor Functional Outcome. European Neurology 73(5-6): pp 353-359
  • Lee MJ, Park YG, Kim SJ, Lee JJ, Bang OY and Kim JS. (2012) Characteristics of stroke mechanisms in patients with medullary infarction. European Journal of Neurology 19(11): pp. 1433-9